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Lancaster named University of the Year
Lancaster University is the Times and Sunday Times University of the Year.Learn More
We’re among the best in the world!
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has four subjects ranked in the World Top 100 in the 2017-18 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings.
Education - #54, Arts and Humanities –#55, Social Sciences - #73, Law - #82Learn More
CASS funding for five more years
The Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science (CASS) will receive £2.5 million funding from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the University for five more years.Learn More
Flexible undergraduate degree schemes to explore interests beyond your chosen discipline
Taught and research Masters programmes in a wide range of subject areas
Study for a PhD in a thriving graduate community
Study for a masters or PhD by distance or blended learning
Find out more about our free online courses.
£2 million of postgraduate funding for 2018 in the Arts & Social Sciences
Professor Paul Farley (English and Creative Writing) was interviewed for BBC World Service on 10th March, discussing his thoughts on Moby Dick.
Dr Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi has been awarded the 2018 Windham-Campbell Prize in Fiction, which includes a grant of $165,000, or £119,000, to support her writing.
A pre-recorded interview with Professor Linda Woodhead (PPR) on the decline of religious education in schools was broadcast by BBC Radio 4 on 25th February for their Sunday programme.
Professor Sylvia Walby (Sociology) is one of eight top international humanities and social scientists awarded 250,000 euros for research cooperation in Germany.
Reputation and rankings
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We are committed to producing articulate, reflective and industrious graduates.